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Exercise #369

Exercise #369: Self Knowledge
Posted 5/21/10

You have been granted the power to give something, one thing, to someone you don’t know. As you ponder this power, you cross paths with a stranger in obvious need.

What gift will you give him or her?

You may, if you wish, show a character tackling this exercise instead.

Critiquers, with an exercise like this one, you might choose to answer these questions rather than using a different technique for critiquing the piece:
     * Did you catch any spelling errors or other standard proofreading items? If so, note them for the author.
     * Do you see the value in the gift? Did the stranger?
     * Could you relate to the choice of gift? Why or why not?

Word limit: 1200
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Why this is a self-knowledge exercise: It should make you review what you value, and estimate whether someone else would also value it.

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